Paul Hodges has shipped his restored machines to buyers from all over the world, as far away as California and even Australia.
How to replace the snubber rubber on JJP’s Guns N’ Roses Pinball Machine in under 30 minutes. This method for replacing the snubber rubber is considerably faster than following the instructions for the cliffy.
When a new pinball machine arrives at Solid State Pinball Supply on Troost, they crack the case open to inspect it. Four hours and a three-page checklist later, they’re ready to start the restoration.
Minnesota Pinball hobby blooms into a business as Vorwerk stands next to a small sample of his pinball collection at The Pinball Place.
He’s a pinball wizard, really. Repairing games and machines of the past still rings Barry Brown’s bell.
Pinball is in the same class of things as rock ’n’ roll and comic books: “quintessentially America,” says Greenfield resident Ben Miner.He discovered pinball as a child, when it was not uncommon to find pinball machines in arcades, restaurants and…